Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Sir Francis Drake

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Name: Jon Whitinger
Jacksonville, TX (Zone 8a)
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'Sir Francis Drake' is a evergreen tetraploid introduced in 2008 by Stamile.

This plant can be found in the ATP Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Sir Francis Drake') .

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Sir Francis Drake')
Name: Dot or Dorothy Parker
Fort Worth TX (Zone 8a)
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Nov 7, 2015 8:49 AM CST
One of my favorites.


Sir Francis Drake
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Nov 8, 2015 8:22 PM CST
Hardy in zone 5. Makes large fans.
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Name: Ford Stinson
Bossier City, La (Zone 8b)
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Jan 11, 2016 7:29 PM CST
This is an amazing plant. I have grown it for four or five years in my zone 8 garden. Grows fast and makes a great clump. Only draw back is I find it is not pod fertile.

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